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to as uncle sam. >> sam moore. you probably know him better as half of the '60s singing duo sam and dave. best known for their hit "soul man." yet a drug addiction brought him to the bottom, devastating his life and career. >> his life intersected with whitney houston in many ways through the years. and at the end, he hoped to help bring houston back from her addiction. don lemon has the story. >> reporter: it was february 12th, 2011. a year before whitney houston died. a pre-grammy party. >> miss whitney houston. >> reporter: whitney was back. back from years of erratic behavior and drug use. ♪ walk on by >> where's the voice? >> you're saying she couldn't sing? >> yeah. ♪ when i wake up >> reporter: rock 'n' roll hall of famer sam moore was in the audience. and old houston family friend, he and his wife, joyce, knew the girl everyone called nippy growing up, was in trouble. >> she came in and she looked over and she saw me. and i said, nippy! hey, baby! she fell on her knees. i said, don't get on your knees. she's sweating. i said, joyce, she's high. >> reporter: high on drugs. far from
, as rivers rise fast. you know sam is tracking all of this for us. good morning, sam. >> good morning, robin. and the deep south flooding rains continue in this morning. but there are added complications. take a look well down into louisiana, where we've got not only tornado watches, but we've got severe thunderstorm watch us and warnings, even tornado warnings popping up from new iberia to alexandria. look at the target zones in red here. many are saying that's 8 to 12 and 12 inches-plus. this is doppler estimate. around louisiana and into the dallas area. you expect flood warnings to be up from that amount of heavy rain in a short amount of time. the rivers are starting to rise. and ginger zee is standing in white rock lake in dallas. ginger, in that area, when that floodwater goes, it starts roaring. >> reporter: it is roaring this morning. my crew is from dallas. they tell me that usually white rock lake looks like a reflecting pool at the dam. right now, it is now off to the east, hitting louisiana and arkansas. >> the south, submerged. over half a foot of rain causing flash flooding fo
of danger this morning and flash flood watches across the region, as rivers rise fast. you know sam is tracking all of this for us. good morning, sam. >> good morning, robin. and the deep south flooding rains continue in this morning. there's added complications. look well down into louisiana, where we have tornado watches and severe thunderstorm watches and warnings, and tornado warnings, popping up from new iberia to exandria. look at the target zones in red here. many are saying that's 8 to 12 and 12 inches-plus. this is doppler estimate. around louisiana and into the dallas area. you expect flood warnings to be up from that amount of heavy rain in a short amount of time. and they are. the rain has moved east. but the rivers continue to rise. and our ginger zee is standing in white rock lake in dallas. ginger, in that area, when that floodwater goes, it starts roaring. >> reporter: it is roaring this morning. my crew is from dallas. they tell me that usually white rock lake looks like a reflecting pool at the dam. this morning, just crashing down after all of that rain fell here
ahead, as we wrap up the first quarter, s&p's sam stovall joins us with a look at where the markets are going next. >> susie: sales breaking records. lines out the door. no, we are not talking about another apple product launch. this is the mega-millions lottery and it is now the biggest jackpot in history. sounds like a good business for the states that profit from ticket sales, right? but just how much do they get to keep and at what cost? darren gersh takes a look. >> reporter: the district of columbia isn't that big. just over 600,000 people live here. now think about this. >> we're projecting to do $2.5 million in mega-million sales. >> reporter: that's tracey cohen, chief operating officer of the d.c. lottery and she's already a big winner. the district government is looking to keep $1 million of those ticket sales. pretty good for a couple days work. and the district has only been offering mega millions for a little over a year. >> it's like a 500% increase in sales! >> so the lottery is what's known as a voluntary tax. i pay my $5, five tickets please. and because i have alm
payout that is 390 million and then uncle sam takes his chunk out of that and you only end up with $293 million so that is a lot of money that might boost some state and local governments if somebody would win. >> i have no doubt that would you do something noble. but i think when you win a huge lottery, you get to be a little selfish, right? >> reporter: okay. >>> we want to take your comments as to what you would do with the money if you won. so go to our facebook page and let us know and we'll show some of those through the morning as well. >>> build a hospital and hire a leer jet. >>> yes. >>> startling new numbers about autism in the united states. and later on what is it? the question may be answered after a mysterious creature washes up on the shore of south carolina what is that? back in a moment. ♪ [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ ...to our city streets... ♪ ...to skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, northrop grumman. >>> making headlines this morning. the police in france have detained 19 suspecte
. makes you question the system and how a guy like this gets back on the streets. >>> let's get to sam with the weather. still a lot of red out there, sam. >> i know, george can you believe this? even more than yesterday. in the past 24 hours, 250 record high temperatures. one of the earliest 80-degree readings in chicago. we have had our second day above 80 in d.c. take a look at that. no real sign that the heat in this part of the country will break. today's numbers, 83 in memphis, 75 in chicago. that's almost a record. dallas at 82, atlanta, 81. but if we look into the northeast, there's a little shuttle shift here to the pattern and this will bring cooler air in. you're waking up to cooler temperature this morning. a lot of places waking up to clouds. this backdoor cold front in here. 56 in new york. 47 in boston. that's a little bit of a difference from yesterday. >> trouble-making system forhe >> trouble-making system for the west coast. severe storms in part of the country. >>> now to the family feud with billions at stake. one of the richest women in the world
question the system and how a guy like this gets back on the streets. >>> let's get to sam with the weather. a lot of red out there. >> more than yesterday. in the past 24 hours, 250 high temperatures. we have had our second day above 80 in d.c. no real sign that the heat in this part of the country will break. today's numbers, 83 in men fis, dallas at 82, atlanta, 81. a subtle shift in the northeast. you're waking up to cooler temperatures. a lot of hayss waking up to clouds. this back door cold front in here. 56 in new york. sun rise in 12 minutes and thetiful skies over --ion's capital this morning in two minutes. temperatures this morning, we already at our afternoon high temperature. district andd the 45 in manassas. it will be another warm today, highs in the low 80's and we be in the record-breaking territory. >> trouble-making system for the west coast. severe storms in part of the country. >>> now to the family feud with billions at stake. one of the richest women in the world versus three of her children, her three oldest. david wright has that story. >> reporter: only three women
as it is unusual. five cities could break record highs. sam tracking the soaring temperatures. seven cities could see record highs. >> the numbers are astounding. good morning, everyone, by the way. as you add this -- we're getting used to it. but add to the count and know that the websites that are responsible for counting record high temperatures, have crashed this point. we're well on our way to 5,000 record high temperatures, just since we've been in march. let's show you the incredible pictures that have happened with all of this. look at the ski slopes. all the way in northern new england, from vermont to new hampshire, those areas. incredible shots of folks trying to get the last bit of snow on their ski ride here. but the problem is with orchard owners and farmers, to michigan to new york city because we have early buds. if temperatures return to normal temperatures, for a moment, you will kill all of the flowers and berries on the budding trees. it is a pattern like that. they typically last for weeks. 80 degrees in new york. boston, 79 and 80. record high temperatures. we'll go over the
. i think it was somewhere in the middle. >> sam, before you speak, i think what dennis ross said is that the obama administration did a review in which most agreed it wasn't sustainable. >> right. >> but that it simply was not about to change. and it was the rapidity and the surprise of the change that took them -- i mean, weeks after this thing was published this guy set himself on fire in much of the middle east. there's probably more agreement there than disagreement. sam? which is unusual in this field. i'd like to point out. please. >> first, thank you for inviting me here to speak. it's a great pleasure. especially as professor farr has indicated, i'm a former student of his. so anything i say you disagree with, you know who to blame for. anyway -- sorry. the two questions that -- the two first questions that were posed to us that i will comment on and then perhaps focus a bit on the situation in egypt towards religious freedom at the moment and how it will progress. the first question as the professor indicated is very hard to answer in the negative. who possibly can argue
chicago to washington today. sam is here with new details. and how this could be an endless summer. >>> southern comfort. santorum sweeps the south, picking up mississippi and alabama overnight. can he make this a two-man race? why can't romney put him away? >>> courtroom showdown. tensions boil over in the day care murder trial. did angels and demons really drive this man to kill his alleged lover's husband? >> this is where it stays. he intended to kill him. he in tended to kill him and he in fact, did kill him. >> both sides make the argument to the jury in explosive closing arguments. >>> buried alive. an 11-year-old boy trapped in sand. and fighting for every breath. his brother's frantic call to 911 caught on tape and the miracle moment when rescuers finally pulled him to safety. ♪ the heat is on ♪ the heat is on >>> that heat is on everywhere. boy, rick santorum likes your home state. a big win in mississippi. >> the polls not indicative of that. >> he won both mississippi and alabama. denies mitt romney a knockout blow. puts the pressure on newt gingrich to get out. he
today. >> let's get to sam. such a surprising sight. so many. >> in april, may, no. we could say tornadoes in michigan, fine, to be expected. in early march? this heat is fueling it. look at this, 2,000 record-high temperatures since the first of march. i never thought this was possible. that heat fuels the storms. the early warning and these people taking cover likely saved their lives. these storms will be less powerful than the ones in illinois and kentucky and missouri that we were talking about few week ago. this will probably be an ef-2 storm. we have 200 storm reports out of that. three tornadoes in michigan. a wild day yesterday. >> sure is. thanks, sam. >>> the latest on the american soldier who went on the rampage killing innocent civilians in afghanistan. he's hired a civil yan lawyer. on his way back to the states. we're learning more about why he may have snapped. martha raddatz has more on that. he was under stress and alcohol may have been involved. >> reporter: john henry brown is the lawyer. brown said the soldier was injured twice. one we previously reported, a
. you could say it was something of a fastball and a slow curve. sam will tell us about that. >>> and why coke and pepsi are saying they're going to change their recipes. shake up the ingredient list to avoid cancer warnings. we'll have that for you. >> cnn's dr. richard besser will be around to talk about that. >>> and whitney houston's will is now revealed. this morning, we're set to hear from her daughter for the first time. bobbi kristina with oprah winfrey. we'll get a preview of that. >>> right to the good news this morning. the new jobs report expected to add around 250,000 jobs. weekend anchor bianna golodryga is here. >> 227,000 jobs were added last month. more than the economists have expected. the unemployment rate remained at 8.3%. but the good headline in the past five months four have seen 200,000-plus jobs added each month. >> as we see the stock market rally, they're bothrrowing more money and spending more. that's a good sign too. >> you mentioned the unemployment rate, good new, bad news? >> 8% of people are now looking again. more compan
and a slow curve. sam will tell us about that. >>> and why coke and pepsi are saying they're going to change their recipes. shake up the ingredient list to avoid cancer warnings. >>> and whitney houston will is now revealed. this morning, we're set to hear from her daughter for the first time. we'll get a preview of the oprah interview. >>> right to the good news this morning. the new jobs report expected to add around 250,000 jobs. >> all expectations are pointing to good news this morning. somewhere north of 200,000 jobs. that would be the fourth of the last five months that we had more than 200,000 jobs added. will the unemployment rate go down? ? consumer confidence on the rise here? >> americans are feeling much better. they're feeling wealthier. they're borrowing more money since the beginning of the recession. cow can thank that to the recent runup to the stock market. >> how about the unemployment rate? >> they're looking at it. 8.3%. if it can dip down, it's god news. when people are feeling better about the jobs outlook, more people start to look for jobs as well. >> great way to s
. sam has a breaking tornado warning right now. >>> chaos on the runway. a major security breach at a major airport when a runaway jeep careens out of control on the tarmac, almost colliding with a passenger jet. >> i don't trust this guy. >> we'll hear from air traffic controllers who stopped disaster with seconds to spare. >>> inside job. a huge manhunt for the armored car guard, abandoning his truck and shooting his partner. on the run with three semi automatic weapons and $2 million. ♪ >>> and get ready for a blockbuster morning event. coldplay live. the world's biggest band will electrify times square. a concert sensation just minutes away. ♪ >>> good morning, everyone. counting down right now to one of our biggest events ever. coldplay here live. you can see the overflow crowd. they're getting ready. they want to hear it rock. fans lined up all night long. >> so much fun to be there. like you're backstage to a big concert. big superstar concert. that is going to be so fantastic. look at everyone outside getting excited. they're going to be playing a lot of songs here
're rating the teachers based on the kids' performance. so, sam, the evaluation system as it is right here, how helpful is it? >> well, i think this is a another example of where steve and i agree on the end and disagree on the means. i think clearly in this new era of choice, parents need more and better information of all kinds in order to make the best possible choice about where to snd their child for 12 years. it's equally true that teachers need more and better information in order to improve the quality of their practice, not what's passed in previous years where you basically just got a passing grade whether you were good or not. but to take those two facts, and then think releasing this information, which is a single data point gets us closer to that. i think it's not just a bad decision. i think it's the worst possible decision we could make towards achieving both of those goals. >> let me ask both of you this. in my job, i'm reviewed and evaluated. i'm sure you in your jobs are revealed and evaluated. is the issue here that teachers need to be reviewed and evaluated and nurtured
. thank you. >> very good. thank you, sam. well, you've -- you've -- all three of you have given us a great deal to reflect upon. i think what i'd like to do given the amount of time left is sort of ask -- try to ask an uberquestion and start with summer and go down the line again. get you to reflect on -- use this question to situation the themes that you would like. i'm going to pick up on sam tatros's notion that religious freedom means more than private, if you like, confessionalism. i'm not sure this is the way jillian was using it or not. it means the right to bring your religion into the public square. that means -- it can mean a lot of things. it can mean politics. religion and politics. using your religious beliefs to make religious arguments for laws and policies, economic, other foreign policies as well as domestic policies. it can mean, dare i say it, prost letism or trying to convince other people, i believe this came up very early today, convince other people that your religious claims are true and they ought to accept those in.ims and join your club, but which is a bi
as it is unusual. more than five dozen city could reach record-breaking highs today. sam tracking the soaring temperatures. sam, i mean nearly 70 cities today could see record highs. >> the numbers are astounding. good morning, everyone, by the way. as you add this -- we're getting used to it. but add to the count and know that the websites that are responsible for counting record high temperatures, have crashed this point. we're well on our way to 5,000 record high temperatures, just since we've been in march. let's show you the incredible pictures that have happened with all of this. look at the ski slopes. it was 70, 80 degrees, in the ski slopes, all of the way to northern new england, from vermont to new hampshire. in those areas today, incredible shots of folks trying to get the last bit of snow on the ski ride there. but the problem is with orchard owners and farmers, to michigan to new york state, because we have these early buds. if temperatures return to normal for even a moment, at about 32 degree, you'll kill the flowers, and kill all of the fruits and berries on
: is this the beginning or the end of it? joining us is pierre thomas of abc news, dans balz of "the washington post," sam youngman of reuters and naftali bendavid of "the wall street journal." >> live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill" produced in association with national journal. >> a line is a powerful thing. it connects to your global economy to your living room, cleaner air to stronger markets, factory floors to less crowded roads. today's progress to tomorrow's promise. norfolk southern, one line, infinity possibilities. >> corporate funding is also provided by prudential financial, boeing, additional funding is provided by the annenburg foundation, the coorps by public broadcasting and from contributions from viewers like you. thank you. >> once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. it started in a quiet gated community in florida nearly a month ago. three weeks later it exploded online and tonight the curious case of the killing of tvaon martin an unarmed black teenager at the hands of a neighbor who considered him suspicious has
to inesperado, millones de contribuyentes sorprendidos por deuda con el tÍo sam que no esperaban. la ediciÓn lunes de su "noticiero telemundo" camomienz ya. "noticiero telemundo" con josÉ dÍaz ba lata. >>> en menos de una semana, mortales tornados se enseÑan contra varios estados de la naciÓn, muertos se elevan a 40 hoy, miles de personas intentan recuperar algo entre escombros pero la situaciÓn se complica en zonas donde la nieve hace de las suyas vamos con los detalles. >>> estas imÁgenes grabadas en indiana testimonio de peor sistema de tornados en la historia del paÍs que haya ocurrido en marzo al sur la naciÓn. >>> segÚn el servicio de metereologÍa des del viernes cien tornados tocaron tierra en 10 estados, escuelas y negocios cerraron sus puertas, mÁs de 200 miembros de la guarda nacional han sido desplegado a zonas afectada las pÉrdidas materiales asÍ quien den a 6 millones de dÓlares y firmo orden para que los precios de la comida, gasolina y productos bÁsicos se mantengan accequible, pero otros no fueron afortunados, esta pequeÑa de 15 meses de nacida encontrada aÚn
. >>> it appears uncle sam is coming after good sam. the federal government says good samaritan hospital filed phos claims and now they over the government over 800,000. they say they manipulated the system and inflated bills. good sam denied doing anything wrong. >>> a trip to the thrift store pays off for a ohio man. a guy named zack has an interesting story. he is interested in art in thrift stores. a few weeks he made a trip to the local volunteers of america store and found something that turn out to be promising. listen. >> i saw the picasso part here that said picasso particular out from other art -- sticking out from other artwork. >> and he noticed a feint signature on the back and turns out there's only one 100 prints made and they believe it's worth 500 to $10,000. >>> justin bieber has pranked people ignoring the ringing phone. >> what he did that has texasresident calling a lawyer. >> sometimes tensions can rise during march madness. the unusual place people pick to slug it out. details on that ahead. at lysol, we discovered a problem. the more products we touch around the sink, the mo
who has helped finance the campaigns of a number of d.c. politicians. sam ford is live outside of the wilson building with the details that you will only see here on abc 7. sam artest? >> sources say the fbi raided the home and offices of d.c. businessman jeffrey thompson and jean harris. thomson's company is a big medicaid contract to what the city. he has been a big contributor to vincent gray. also kwame brown and former mayor adrian fenty. the fbi would not comment. the u.s. attorney issued a statement, saying that law enforcement activities were conducted today as part of an ongoing investigation. we can confirm that no arrests were made today and no charges have been filed as of this time. both thompson and harris have been associated with several campaigns. questions have been raised about irregularities in the campaigns of both mayor gray and chairman brown. no word over whether these rates are connected with the fbi's investigation of those campaigns. sam ford, reporting live from the newsroom. >> thank you. i ask to see you in the newsroom. we are following the latest
saw whole blocks of homes, look at that right there, whole blocks of homes torn up. >> sam said to see this in mid march is so incredibly rare. >>> we'll have the latest on the american soldier accused of shooting so many civilians in afghanistan. what his new lawyer says is the real story behind this. he could be named today, once he is formally charged. >> he just hired that lawyer. talked to the family members already. >>> also, it's friday. so we're going to have a little fun as well. let's have a look at a little eye candy there, jennifer lopez. great new dress right there. she's opening up, telling us how she really feels about her split with marc anthony. why she's proud and how they're handling it right now. >>> and we look forward to your conversation with julia roberts. >>> we begin with the extremely rare and destructive twisters outside of detroit. abc's ginger zee is live in dexter, michigan, where so many homes we see there were destroyed. ginger. >> reporter: there were three tornadoes reported in eastern michigan yesterday. the one that devasta
is are we fighti hard enough, or are we doing damage? sam cedar, the host of the majority report. sam, let me start with you. when you look at what we're learning about robert bales, this is someone who went through four tours -- i talked to a senior officer before coming on the air today who said, you got to look at what we're doing to our army when you've got this narrow swipe of the population being asked to go back again and again and again with problems back home, with injuries and trauma, psychological trauma that they're suffering. at some point, some people snap. it's not an excuse, but it is a factor we have to get serious about. >> exactly. this is one of the costs of war, that we all have to pay. and i'm not in any way excusing it, i think it should be into the calculation as to whether or not we should be in afghanistan because at this point, there's -- these type of experiences and these type of events are to be expected, and they're baked into the cake. so the real question is not just what happened to this one individual soldier, the real question is why are we still there?
. >> woodruff: from the democratic republic of congo, fred de sam lazaro reports on one organization's efforts to help heal communities after two decades of continuous warfare. >> i don't like to fight >> ifill: ray suarez talks to m lahood, back in the u.s. after he and several other americans were detained in egypt. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: super tuesday came and went and the republican presidential race carried on today with no end in sight. instead, the most of the candidates returned to campaigning across the country. in winning six states, mitt romney still f
coming up with a man named sam berman played by christian clemmons in. he is one of her nemesis from her old firm. she had a case with him when she was fighting to get a settlement from a tobacco company. in the middle of this case, sam is working on his boat one weekend and he accidentally shoots himself in the head with a nail then. so he comes in to have this deposition with terry with this nail sticking out as head. she is horrified and sense into the hospital. it changes his whole personality. -- and sends him to the hospital. it changes his whole personality. that starts a relationship between the two of them which culminates in one of these amazing -- i would call the contest, the episode she bets that he is trying to soothe her. but there is a contest of the sex is a paralegal, the sexiest attorney, all in cincinnati and they're raising money for st. jude's. and she bets in the price of this money that he is trying to get from her. so that is a wonderful episode coming up. i don't know. it will be a different show than the when you're used to seeing. >> it is. we absolutely love
for their business. sam ford explains why. >> with a casino at the maryland at national harbor, five minutes from the d.c. line, with that hit. the city's lottery business? this lottery seller says yes. >> taking it to maryland. >> which go to a casino if it was down there? >> yes, sir. >> the executive director of the d.c. lottery thinks it would be rough. >> it would be a challenge to our ability to continue to raise additional revenue. we have to be as innovative as possible to maintain our own position. >> he said the d.c. lottery suffered a big drop in sales in recent years, accept credit when d.c. lost exclusive rights to powerball. last year, it moved out. now there is talk of a casino. p.g. county executive said he would like to see casino gambling at national harbor, but there is widespread opposition. it is by no means a done deal. after the winnings are paid, about $65 million per year goes to the d.c. treasury. about half of the d.c. lottery players are from maryland and virginia. this lottery player said he was like to see a casino at national harbor. >> i am for it. i am not getting
miles. another with 170-mile-per-hour winds. sam is in the middle of it all. >>> and breaking now. cruise ship chaos. that three-day nightmare over for a thousand passengers as that stricken ship reaches port. we hear tales of horror on board. no power, no water, stifling heat and pirates lurking. >>> a mother's fury. the shocking move by a married high school teacher to leave his job and move in with his student. now the teen's mother wants the police to stop the affair and bring her daughter home. both sides speak out in an abc news exclusive. >>> and daydream believer. monkees heart throb. the dreamy mop top, who always got the girl and had millions singing along is dead at the age of 66. we'll talk to his fellow bandmate, mickey dolance. >>> good morning, everyone. boy, march is coming in like a lion. that storm is hitting so hard, over such a wide area. look at the pictures from harrisburg, illinois. house torn right off their foundations. more than 20 tornadoes have hit the south and midwest in the last eight and it is not over. they are about to get hit again, the exact sam
. sam is here with new details. >>> southern comfort. santorum sweeps the south, picking up mississippi and alabama overnight. can he make this a two-man race? why can't romney put him away? >>> courtroom showdown. tensions boil over in the day care murder trial. did angels and demons cause him to kill his lover's husband? >> he intended to kill him. he did, in fact, kill him. >> both sides make the argument to the jury. >>> buried alive. an 11-year-old boy trapped in sand. the miracle moment when rescuers pulled him to safety. ♪ the heat is on ♪ the heat is on >>> that heat is on everywhere. boy, rick santorum likes your home state. a big win in mississippi. >> the polls not indicative of that. >> he won both mississippi and alabama. puts the pressure on newt gingrich to get out. he doesn't cut into romney's delegate lead. the big question, can he make it a two-man race? will he push newt gingrich out? >> the heat is still on where that's concerned. >>> just when it looked like everything turned around for lindsay lohan, more trouble overnight. reports she struck someone with her c
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